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Surfboards That Wont Poison Our Planet

Surfing. It’s something we do to escape, tap into a swells that have traveled half way around the globe for us to ride, and to experience an oceanscape that offers us our best, more transformative moments. The reality that the consumer industry that supports our surfing adventures and lifestyle is fueled by products, surfboards and…

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PATAGONIA INTRODUCES WORLD’S FIRST WETSUITS MADE OF NATURAL RUBBER

SAY GOODBYE TO NEOPRENE! Last week, Patagonia introduced the world’s first and only neoprene-free wetsuits made with natural rubber from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance. And better yet, Patagonia is sharingthis groundbreaking innovation with other companies, hoping to create a shift toward cleaner and less harmful materials throughout the…

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Nature Connection will be the Next Big Human Trend

Something is amiss and we can’t quite put our finger on what. It seems that the further our society progresses, the more disenfranchised we feel. The hyper-connectivity of social media (which has its own potential) leaves us cold and over-informed, saturated with unwanted information and more aware than ever of the injustices of the world.

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Working to Solve the Food Problem

Our former intern Vanessa Ratjen has picked up and moved her life into a van that she’s driving all over the southern hemisphere. From the road, she’s finding inspiring people and asking them about how they make it work, that whole committing-your-life-to-a-greater-cause thing. She documenting everything on her blog Awesome-istic. From time to time, we’ll republish some…

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The Final Countdown – Kiwis Organizing Against Seabed Mining in New Zealand

The Final Countdown – Kiwis Organizing Against Seabed Mining in New Zealand

Forward from Dominico Zapata: At the moment we are currently engaged in a campaign to stop a foreign owned company called Trans Tasman Resources from extracting large quantities of Iron sand from off our coastline. The method they propose to use has never been tried before and there are many concerns that have not been…

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